My digital work teeters between documentation and storytelling, prose and graphic narrative, and scholarship and speculation.

ITHACA
A graphic novel about murder, freedom, and terror in a southern town in 1866, serialized in Common-place from Fall 2010 to the present.

THE DIVIDED EYE: Studies in the Visual Culture of the American Civil War
A blog about my research on a new book and scholarship, public history, and history education projects that address the visualization of the Civil War.

THE HUNGRY EYE
Part One of a two-part illustrated historical fantasy about mid-nineteenth century New York (serialized in Common-place, 2:2-3, January - April 2002). For a chapter from Part Two, which occurs during the 1863 Draft Riots, click here.

LIFE DURING WARTIME
Graphic observations posted weekly on the Internet about living in a garrison body politic (including History News Network and Historians Against the War). [Interview in HNN, September 24, 2006.]

SLITHERING THROUGH THE AGES
Two installments of an on-line interactive comic strip about history.

THE PAST IMPANELED
An illustrated review essay of Ben Katchor's, Jew of New York and Chris Ware's Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth (Common-place, 1:3, April 2001).

THE SECRET
A prototype Web-based illustrated serial drama/education program on cancer prevention for high school (funded by a Small Business Innovation Research Grant, National Cancer Institute).

ICONOCLAST

A website designed for the New York downtown music duo ICONOCLAST.


COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

THE VISUAL CULTURE OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
A resource website based on a 2012 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute for college and university teachers (funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities). Principal investigator, co-writer.

PICTURING U.S. HISTORY: AN ONLINE RESOURCE FOR TEACHING WITH VISUAL EVIDENCE
Prototype gateway website demonstrating how the archival visual record illuminates the U.S. past (funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities). Principal investigator, co-writer.

THE LOST MUSEUM: EXPLORING ANTEBELLUM LIFE AND CULTURE
Website 3-D re-creation and archive of P. T. Barnum's American Museum (funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities). Coverage in New York Times (July 1, 2000) and CBS News Sunday Morning (July 9, 2000). Winner 2000 Archivist Round Table of Metropolitan New York Award for Innovative Use of Archives, 2005 Worldfest Houston Platinum Award in Interactive-Educational Media, 2005 National Endowment for the Humanities EDSITEment Citation, 2005 Horizon Interactive Honorable Mention Award, and 2006 Center for Digital Education Digital Education Achievement Award. Co-executive producer, co-writer.

HISTORY MATTERS: THE U.S. HISTORY SURVEY ON THE WEB
Gateway website on teaching and learning U.S. history (funded by the W. K. Kellogg Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities). 1999 National Endowment for the Humanities EDSITEment Citation, 2005 American Historical Association James Harvey Robinson Prize, 2005 New York Public Library Best of Reference citation. Co-executive producer, creative director.

NOW & THEN: AN AN AMERICAN SOCIAL HISTORY PROJECT BLOG
Featuring commentary from ASHP/CML staff about current issues, trends, feats, and foibles that address in one way or the other history scholarship, history education, or public history. Author.

WHO BUILT AMERICA?
Who Built America? From the Centennial Celebration of 1876 to the Great War of 1914 (Santa Monica: Voyager, 1993) and Who Built America? From the Great War of 1914 to the Dawn of the Atomic Age (New York: Worth Publishers/Learn Technologies Interactive, 2000)--a two-part interactive CD-ROM history of the U.S. Winner 1994 American Historical Association James Harvey Robinson Prize; Finalist, Interactive Media Festival. Co-executive producer, co-author, visual editor, art.

VIRTUAL NEW YORK CITY
A gateway website on New York City history, including the digitalization and annotation of the Old York Library collection now housed at The Graduate Center, CUNY. Co-director.

LIBERTY, EQUALITY, FRATERNITY: EXPLORING THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
An interactive CD-ROM and Web site (funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Florence Gould Foundation). 2004 National Endowment for the Humanities EDSITEment Citation. Co-executive producer, co-producer, art.

SEPTEMBER 11 DIGITAL ARCHIVE
A website devoted to collecting and preserving, the history of the September 11, 2001 attacks and the public responses to them (funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation). Co-executive producer.

WHAT EXIT? NEW JERSEY AND ITS TURNPIKE

A website designed for the New Jersey Historical Society on the history of the Turnpike. Co-producer, art. 2003 American Association of Museums Media and Technology MUSE Award Honorable Mention, 2004 UNESCO International Committee of Museums for Audiovisual, Image, and Sound New Technologies Special Web Art Bronze Award.


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